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Jan16-12 Greg Bernhardt
At the suggestion of Shahil, I'm starting this thread as a general guidance thread for prospective engineers. Some...
Aug25-14 05:17 PM
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I am interested in starting this discussion in imitation of Zappers fine forum on becoming a physicist, although i...
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Jul31-14 11:53 AM
Maylis
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OK, I've seen this question, or various incarnation of it, being asked several times on here. People with various...
Jul3-14 08:12 AM
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So You Want To Be A Physicist Written by ZapperZ Table of Contents Introduction: The motivation for creating the...
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Greg Bernhardt
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I'm sorry that this is probably in the wrong place, but I couldn't find a place to post where I am allowed to start...
Jul31-12 01:42 PM
mfb
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I am very interested in physics. I have been trying to learn physics but I cannot find anything good and free to...
Jul31-12 09:01 AM
Integral
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This is my first post on any message board so bare with me on any grammatical errors I make in the post. I will be...
Jul31-12 07:46 AM
Meson26
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Hi, I'm looking at Mathematics and Physics university courses, and one, from Surrey University, is "subject to...
Jul31-12 05:48 AM
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I've become a bit obsessed with maths in the last month. I'm studying it in all my free time. My knowledge is...
Jul31-12 05:23 AM
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this is the final chapter of my Linear Algebra book. It looks like they're just exploring how LA is used in other...
Jul31-12 03:34 AM
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Hello! I was wondering if engineering is a boring job. I love to fix and tinker with things, like bikes and...
Jul31-12 03:01 AM
osnarf
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Hi, I am from India and am currently in 9th standard. I manage to score good marks and am the topper of my class. I am...
Jul31-12 02:16 AM
TMFKAN64
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I just enrolled in a physics MS program at a smaller state school. I am fascinated with physics and all other areas...
Jul31-12 01:00 AM
chill_factor
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Hello, I will be starting my junior year in fall as a biology major with a minor in chemistry. I entered college with...
Jul31-12 12:50 AM
chiro
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I got kicked out of my University. Should I still invest farther time and money to get a college education? Do I still...
Jul30-12 10:57 PM
twofish-quant
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I'm a science major, but I don't see the point of students from fields outside of science, engineering, and finance...
Jul30-12 10:38 PM
twofish-quant
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Hello everyone, Forgive me if this question has been addressed elsewhere in the forum. I've searched through the...
Jul30-12 08:25 PM
Scott4775
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Hello everyone, I was wondering if anyone had any advice. I have the opportunity to study at either Colorado School...
Jul30-12 08:04 PM
lptaylor
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hi, i just joined this forum *checks watch* 2 mins ago, and this is my first forum i have ever joined, so excuse me...
Jul30-12 11:28 AM
Nano-Passion
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Edit: I meant "first two year physics courses vs first two year math courses" in the title. I know each school is...
Jul30-12 11:25 AM
mateomy
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Short question: Does it matter if I do specific engineering or is engineering science just as good? Background...
Jul29-12 11:13 PM
Simon Bridge
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Hi,this might sound familiar.I quit my masters in automotive engineering from a very reputed university in Germany.I...
Jul29-12 09:46 PM
marellasunny
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This is a bit embarrassing I must admit, so let me preface my problem with how I have arrived at the problem. I had...
Jul29-12 06:54 PM
awkward
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At my high school, I've already taken AP Calculus BC both Physics C exams, and I got fives in all of them. My school...
Jul29-12 06:41 PM
zyj
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Hi all, I am a little lost in finding a path to medical physics. I am close to finishing my PhD in physics and...
Jul29-12 05:11 PM
Choppy
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Looks like I'll be doing 16 credits hours this semester. I took Calc 2 this summer but unfortunately I didn't get the...
Jul29-12 03:05 PM
Nano-Passion
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I have recently independently studied my way through Electrodynamics (Schwartz, Griffiths, and Shadowitz),...
Jul29-12 11:35 AM
lsaldana
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Alot of people ask what people should know. However I think it would be interesting to here what people's preparation...
Jul29-12 02:37 AM
Monocles
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Some details about me and my undergrad institution: Senior physics undergrad at a Spanish institution recognized in...
Jul28-12 10:13 PM
Aero51
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Alright so I am 22 years old and if all goes according to plan will graduate with a degree in Civil Engineering this...
Jul28-12 06:14 PM
kevman90
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I've never been good with labs and often have bad luck with them as well because what usually happens is equipments do...
Jul28-12 05:52 PM
Dens
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what kind of physics should I study to ultimately specialize in general relativity? what fields should i focus on in...
Jul28-12 02:49 PM
Lord_Sidious
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Lenght of bachelors degree is 3 years in many countries in Europe like in UK, but in US usually 4 years. So does...
Jul28-12 01:30 PM
nonequilibrium
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Please tell me a website where I can find latest research papers in classical mechanics.
Jul28-12 03:25 AM
vanhees71
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I'm sorry if I'm asking my question in the wrong section, but recently I have become interested in number theory after...
Jul28-12 12:41 AM
Poopsilon
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Hello all, In the Fall I am planning on taking Real Analysis, Abstract Algebra and doing an independent study in...
Jul28-12 12:04 AM
deluks917
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(PREAMBLE: skip to the third paragraph if desired) ...
Jul27-12 08:49 PM
ajtcal
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I would like to be a space scientist.Right now i have completed my Bachelors in physics with 97%.Whether an MSc in...
Jul27-12 01:05 PM
Hercuflea
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for ipho which calculus is nessary like grad,rot,div,curl are nessasry?and also i am a 10th grade student how can i...
Jul27-12 10:16 AM
norhh
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I've taken the typical undergraduate physics program required math: calculus series, linear algebra, Diff Eq (this...
Jul27-12 08:59 AM
Lord_Sidious
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Could anyone Putnam veterans or Putnam coaches tell me what the real per-requisites are to succeed in the Putnam exam?...
Jul27-12 01:22 AM
Snicker
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Hey everybody, I just wanted to ask a general question about Topology. I am planning on taking a General Topology...
Jul27-12 12:41 AM
Hercuflea
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So I am about to begin my third year of undergrad physics at a private school with a relatively unknown physics...
Jul26-12 08:55 PM
greenbeans
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Hi. So my first year of university was good. I had a 3.7/4 gpa then. Then, I transferred to another university and my...
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